Maryland Hurricane Floyd (DR-1303)

Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 20, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 24, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 1, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Any resident of Maryland who had damage from Hurricane Floyd and the resulting flooding may visit any open Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), regardless of where they live. DRCs will be open at various locations throughout the declared counties. Please monitor the media for the dates and hours of the nearest location.
September 30, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Residents and business owners in disaster-declared Maryland counties are urged by federal and state officials to apply for assistance now and not to prejudge their eligibility for programs and services offered under the September 24 presidential declaration. "Individuals should not make any assumptions about their eligibility for immediate assistance or long range prevention programs before talking to recovery specialists," said Curt Musgrave, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 29, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Four Maryland counties, Calvert, St. Mary's, Somerset and Talbot, are now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to repair or replace public facilities damaged by Hurricane Floyd and ensuing flooding during the period September 16 to 20, 1999, disaster recovery officials announced today. These counties were previously designated eligible for individual assistance for homeowners, renters, and business owners.
September 29, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd, Governor Parris N. Glendening applied for federal aid to assist citizens of Maryland recover from storm and flood damage. On September 24, President Clinton issued a disaster declaration for 11 Maryland counties. The declaration makes key federal disaster aid programs available to residents of those counties through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Following is a summary of programs for individuals. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include the following as needed:
September 28, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Floyd during the period September 16 to 20, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), one in northern Calvert County and one in southern Calvert County. Their addresses and hours of operation are as follows:
September 28, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Floyd during the period September 16 to 20, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), one in St. Mary's County and one in Charles County. Their addresses and hours of operation are as follows:

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